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OFFUTT AIR FORCE BASE, Neb. -- Master Sgt. Russell G. Dowe, chief of quality assurance for the 55th Strategic Communications Squadron's standards and evaluations office, poses for a photo inside Bldg. 456 here Dec. 17. As the chief of the 55th SCS QA office, Sergeant Dowe is responsible for validating technician’s skills, equipment installations and program compliance. Sergeant Dowe is also an avid volunteer in the local community. U.S. Air Force Photo by Charles Haymond A day in the life of a senior non-commissioned officer
The phone rings at 2 a.m. Disturbed and now awake, a master sergeant answers. The voice on the other end of the telephone informs him that one of his Airmen needs help. Without hesitation, he quickly dresses and heads for the door. In the Air Force, Airmen fortunate enough to achieve the ranks of master sergeant through chief master sergeant
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2009
OFFUTT AIR FORCE BASE, Neb. - Staff Sgt. Waymie Williams-Brandt (left) and Tech. Sgt. Joseph H. Brandt (right) both 55th Wing Command Post senior emergency action controllers, sit inside the command post here Dec. 18. The sergeants, who've been married for the past five years, are expecting their first child in July 2010. As command post controllers, they're responsible for initiating an alert recall, notifying base agencies of emergencies and advising Offutt's senior leaders. U.S. Air Force Photo by Josh Plueger Day in the life of a non-commissioned officer
Day to day life in the Air Force can be challenging at times for Airmen, especially for the service's junior non-commissioned officers. Staff sergeants and technical sergeants must juggle family commitments and their personal goals along with Air Force responsibilities, something that can be a daunting task. These Airmen represent the Air Force's
0 12/18
2009
Default Air Force Logo From dusk to dawn: Day shift workers
Across the globe, Airmen work constantly to complete essential Air Force missions. But, even with this 24-hour on-the-job mentality, there are still jobs here that have business hours similar to a civilian work week.When night-shift workers struggle to fall asleep with the rising sun, day-shift workers pull on boots or low quarters, grab a cup of
0 12/15
2009
OFFUTT AIR FORCE BASE, Neb. -- Senior Airman Theresa E. Civil, an aerospace ground equipment mechanic with the 55th Maintenance Squadron, poses for a photo in front of a diesel engine driven generator inside the Bennie Davis Maintenance Facility here Dec. 14. The generator is one of many that provide Offutt's aircraft with power while their on the flightline. Airman Civil balances many responsibilities to ensure she is mission ready including taking care of her mother, while being a mom herself. U.S. Air Force Photo by Staff Sgt. James M. Hodgman A day in the life of an Airman
Life in the Air Force can be challenging, especially if you're an Airman who has left home 30 times in the past two years. Times can also be difficult for an Airman who takes care of her daughter and mother. These are two Airmen here at Offutt, and this is their story.Senior Airman Theresa E. Civil, an aerospace ground equipment mechanic with the
0 12/15
2009
Library Web page teaser. (U.S. Air Force graphic/Stephen Collier) Social, intellectual enrichment through books, film
Winter is the perfect time for many to cozy up with a book and cup of hot chocolate. Why not be inspired by a movie and mind-expanding discussion with others while you share perspectives on books that have been made into movies?An opportunity for social enrichment is offered at the Thomas S. Power Library, here, the first and second Mondays of each
0 12/14
2009
OFFUTT AIR FORCE BASE, Neb., -- A member of the 55th Civil Engineering Squadron, clears snow on the flight line here January 12. During the winter months, Nebraska residents can experience some harsh conditions. With this in mind, members of Team Offutt are encouraged to call the Snow and Information Line at 232-COLD to get the latest news on official delayed reporting and base closures. U.S. Air Force Photo by Charles Haymond Winter driving safety tips
Over the next couple of months, snow accumulation will be a reality for the greater Omaha metro area. The following are important tips and reminders to help keep people safe on the road. "Winter weather can change quickly, and we want to educate everyone to be prepared to handle snow, sleet, ice and the hazardous road conditions they can pose,"
0 11/25
2009
OFFUTT AIR FORCE BASE, Neb. -- Building 418 is demolished here July 27. The facility served numerous purposes including as an Airman's club, community center and military clothing sales store. U.S. Air Force Photo by Josh Plueger New Facilities, Renovations in store
Offutt continues to be a hub of construction activity with an excess of $81 million worth of base construction projects ongoing or upcoming throughout the base.Projects range from new facilities being built to the demolition of obsolete ones, and continued renovation and repairs throughout the installation.Below is the latest on construction and
0 11/25
2009
OFFUTT AIR FORCE BASE, Neb. - Kjell Flatoen, acting Patriot Club manager (left) and Cathy L. Francis, the wife of retired Master Sgt. Mitchell J. Francis (right), pose for a photo at the Patriot Club shortly after Mrs. Francis was notified that her essay, "The High Cost of Freedom," was one of 25 winning essays selected in the Air Force's 2009 Membership Scholarship Program essay contest. The contest awarded 25 $1,000 scholarships to Air Force family club members. U.S. Air Force Courtesy Photo The high cost of freedom
The cost of freedom cannot and should not be measured in mere dollars, or even in millions or billions of dollars. Today's large military budgets are spent on equipment, buildings, airframes, maintenance, personnel and training. These are the items that are most commonly thought of when people consider the cost of the freedoms we enjoy. However,
0 11/24
2009
Air Force Office of Special Investigations Eagle Eye Program You may make the difference: Countering terrorism requires your help
Only you know who or what belongs, or doesn't belong, in your building, neighborhood or work center. Recognition of this fact is behind one of the Air Force antiterrorism initiatives, a program known as "Eagle Eyes." The program is similar to a typical neighborhood-watch program and Air Force officials consider it a key piece in the service's
0 11/23
2009
Food can be kept safe by keeping it clean, separating raw food, proper chilling and thawing, and safe cooking. For more information visit, www.befoodsafe.org. Food safety for the holidays
Parties, family dinners and other gatherings where food is served are all part of the holiday cheer, but the merriment can change to misery if food makes you or others ill. Typical symptoms of food borne illness are stomach pain, vomiting and diarrhea. These symptoms often occur a few hours or a few days after consuming contaminated food or drinks.
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